Syndicate contentJohn Batki

Since 1975 I have been studying and collecting unusual Old World weavings A.K.A. "oriental rugs and kilims",from all areas, always looking for originality and improvisation. Alternate email address: jbatki@twcny.rr.com

  • Archaic Antique Avar rug, 37 x 47 inches. Good pile, original sides and ends. Three horizontal crease slashes in field, and one ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank You!

  • detail of colorful Antique Symmetrically knotted small Baluch rug with 40 Guls in rectangle lattice.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Handsome Baluch small rug with 23 Ashiks. 36 x 61 inches (90 x 157 cm) Good / fair condition, even low pile, ... read more
    price:  USD 450.-

  • Antique Symmetrically knotted Baluch Double-ended prayer rug with rare design. 34.5 x 62 inches. Mostly even low pile with heavily corroded brown areas. ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Antique Pirot small Tree kilim, 40 x 59 inches. Very fine weave, delicately drawn small Tree in central diamond medallion. In good ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Antique Baluch with 17 Hooked Diamond Guls on Camel Hair field
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Unusual Shirvan prayer rug, Ivory Field with 10 hooked diamond guls in a hexagon lattice, 108 x 140 cm. Heavy wear as ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Kirman Tree under Arch embroidery, wool on fine red pashmina plain weave. 30 x 108 inches. Circa 1900.
    price:  please inquire

  • Rarely seen South East Asian textile, 26 x 285 cm. Handspun cotton embroidery on very fine handspun cotton gauze. It seems ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Petite Central Anatolian 3-compartment kelim, wool with white cotton highlights. Possibly 18th century.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Very old Anatolian Elibelinde kelim fragment, possibly 18th century
    price:  please inquire

  • Detail, antique Central Anatolian kelim of petite dimensions
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Detail, antique Anatolian small kelim with 8 hexagon guls, Cumra region
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Early 2-Medallions on Yellow Field rug. Probably Rabat or Casablanca.
    price:  inquiries welcome

  • Early 19th century Rabat or Casablanca carpet fragment
    price:  Please inquire

  • Early Milas prayer rug, petite 102x105 cm. Possibly 18th century. Please inquire for detailed condition report.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Kula Demirci Vase Medallion carpet, 141 x 150 cm. Bel Canto period piece with dazzzling coloratura. Please inquire for detailed condition report.
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Anatolian small kelim with 4 Boxes
    price:  on request

  • 19th century Bijar vagireh
    price:  please inquire

  • Dazzlingly decorative Anatolian prayer kilim, made of silk. Purchased from John Collins 20 years ago.
    price:  on request

  • Sparkling little Anatolian yastik with rare gul and a mini=prayer design. Both madder and cochineal reds. Luminous silky angora-like wool. One end ... read more
    price:  sold

  • Very fine Tekke Turkmen torba with 2 Salor guls, circa 1900 in excellent condition, complete with multicolor woven braided straps. For other ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Large NorthWest Anatolia Bergama region possibly Balikesir mixed technique wool kilim, chiefly madder reds and indigo blues, in very good condition, ca. ... read more
    price:  very reasonable

  • Shirvan 15 Snowflake Stars on Ivory. a 19th century prayer rug of petite dimensions. Camel hair and wool, some cotton weft. Numerous ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Baluch yastik, balisht, or pushti, 23 x 37.5 inches. a unique 19th century improvisation for the discerning collector. Wool and camel hair. ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Anatolian kilim with 4 Rectangular compartments, 51 x 74 inches (130 x 188 cm). 19th century weaving with a layout and proportions resembling ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Anatolian kilim with 8 hexagon Guls, 3'6" x 6'3" (110 x 195 cm). Konya/Cumra area, 19th century. Sides rough. ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Rare Baluch rug in an ensi-like format, 46 x 58 inches. -- For more images please view my posts.
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Highly unusual antique Anatolian yastik, 19 x 43 inches. i have not seen this design before. The motifs resemble those seen in ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch with 3 Octagon Guls, 34 x 55 inches. An unusual late-19th century weaving in excellent condition. The dull ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch with 43 Hooked motifs on Camel Field. 40 x 63 inches (102 x 170 cm) without kilim ends. Good ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • Anatolian yastik with amber hexagon spaceship medallion soaring over star-studded crimson field. 51 x 74 cm. -- Late 19th century.
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Fine and very old East Caucasian Yellow Field Khyrdaghyd pattern rug, ca. 4 x 4 ft 5 inches. Nice variant motifs near ... read more
    price:  SOLD, many thanks

  • Early Lambalo Kazak fragment with magnificent colors. 99 x 94 cm. (37 x 34 inches)
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch Gul Lattice Rug, symmetrical knots, possibly Bahluli, 33 x 61 inches. Late 19th century. These photos cannot convey the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Shirvan Baku 33 Snowflake Stars long rug, 45 x 98 inches (114 x 250 cm). -- First half 19th century. Wool ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank YOU!

  • Very Old Southeast Anatolian kilim, 2 Diamond Reserves with Totemic Animal-Trees on Ivory field, 32 x 51 inches. Fine, tight weave and ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Singular Baluch prayer rug, with 159 snowflake stars in a staggered repeat on the camel field. 34 x 54 inches. Each star ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Rare Baluch group rug with 6 Heraldic Shrubs, 19th century, 34 x 48 inches. Symmetrical knots, 10 lively colors, in good condition ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • detail, very early Ivory Lattice Caucasian rug with wear, sound foundation and no repairs.
    price:  SOLD

  • Very fine and old Kashkai bag front fragment. 53 x 62 cm. Sides reduced, patched in pieces at lower corners.
    price:  SOLD

  • detail: Dalmatian kilim apron, 44 x 75 cm. Deeply saturated colors, tight weave, rarely seen type.
    price:  SOLD

  • Bidjar Kelim with Pendant Medallion and a Menagerie od Birds and Beasts, including a Pair of Rhinos, 117 x 161 cm. Missing ... read more

  • detail, Aksaray Yatak
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Monumental Yatak, 145 x 200 cm. 19th century or earlier. Similar examples: 1)Lefevre, June 1982, #28. 2)Turkish Handwoven Carpets Vol.4, #0405. 3)Kirchheim, ... read more
    price:  sold, Thank YOU!

  • 77 Botehs in Wobbly Verticals Baluch, 79 x 100 cm (126 with kilims). Gravity-defying upward progression.
    price:  SOLD

  • detail: Beshir fragment
    price:  SOLD